Monday, October 18, 2004

Race & Genetics on the web

Race and genetics are once again in the spotlight of social and genetic
sciences (the previous posted NY Times article discusses one of the
reasons why - href="http://threehegemons.tripod.com/threehegemonsblog/id139.html"
target=_blank>medicines developed specifically for racialized genetic
bodies
).

On October 4, 2004, Johns Hopkins held ahref="http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/Press_releases/2004/09_22_04.html"
target=_blank> conference
on the href="http://bhblog.jhsph.edu/blog.cfm?id=6"
target=_blank>subject
.

href="http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/health/bal-
te.medicine11oct11,0,3646000.story?coll=bal-health-headlines"
target=_blank>A recent article in the Baltimore Sun
.

target=_blank>Report from an April conference at the Univ. of Wisc,
Madison


The HGP has included a href="http://www.ornl.gov/sci/techresources/Human_Genome/elsi/
minorities.shtml" target=_blank>public discussion
of this from the
beginning, and it's instructive to look back at how this topic was
viewed preemptively in terms of the obvious history of eugenics. But
it's always good to look at the source of any research that is cited in
this area - as the href="http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/45/049.html"
target=_blank>connections between the Pioneer Fund and the infamous
1994 book The Bell Curve made clear
.

posted by ryan griffis  # 4:37 PM

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